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In merger aftermath, Cigna stock giveaway aims to reward employees

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield-based Cigna is giving a stock award and two new benefits to workers to reinforce employee commitment to the company following the disruptive environment created by the insurer's now-failed...

New Mark Twain House director Roos starts July 5

Patricia Daddona |

The Mark Twain House and Museum has hired former longtime Newport Restoration Foundation Executive Director Pieter Roos as its next executive director, effective July 5.

Greater Hartford cities losing population

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford and surrounding towns lost population in 2016, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, while some southwestern and western Connecticut cities gained more...

House Dems say 'budgetary relief' is the price of a new casino

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

If the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes want the House to join the Senate in granting them the right to build a casino off tribal lands, they must pay for the privilege and give Connecticut a...

Voting in your employer's interest? No conflict in Connecticut

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, spoke on the Senate floor last week against a drought planning bill opposed by the water industry that employs him. On Tuesday, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin,...

It's official: Malloy, unions have tentative concessions framework

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

After two days of leaks and speculation, state employee union leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy struck a tentative deal to recommend a $1.5 billion concessions framework to member bargaining units.

Campaign finance, minimum wage bills in the mix despite budget crush

KYLE CONSTABLE | CT MIRROR | 1

It’s easy to forget the General Assembly will pass legislation this year that isn’t the state budget.

Tentative union deal prompts support from CT biz group

Patricia Daddona | 1

A Connecticut business group on Tuesday hailed reports that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state unions are close to reaching a deal on concessions to address the state's fiscal crisis.

Concession deal sets today's crisis against tomorrow's

KEITH M. PHANEUF AND MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR | 1

If Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state-employee unions strike a tentative concessions deal this week, the governor and legislators face a crucial balancing test — setting today's dire budget crisis...

Tax commish Sullivan now leads federal tax agency

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan said he has been named the new president of the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA).

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